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Happy Easter

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Bob Woodson on Eric Metaxas

Civil Rights Leader Bob Woodson speaks with Eric Metaxas about his recent projects and how to get society on track.

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Word of the Week

Jacobin – (n.) the most radical and ruthless of the political groups formed in the wake of the French Revolution, and in association with Robespierre they instituted the Terror of 1793–4.

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Sepia Saturday

Each week Sepia Saturday inspires bloggers with a nostalgic photo. This week’s image sent me looking for umbrellas. To see more inspired photos, click here and go to the Sepia Saturday home.

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The Cannonball Lodged in the Wall of the Hotel de Sens — StickyMangoRice

On the 28th of July, 1830, a cannon was aimed at the Hôtel de Sens in Paris. The powder exploded, and the projectile, a lump of iron weighing several kilograms, collided with the stone with a hefty thunk. Instead of … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday

Each week* Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers with an image like the one of Christmas trees above. I was inspired to find nostalgic photos of Christmas trees. To see more holiday inspired Sepia Saturday posts, click here. It’ll take you to … Continue reading

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Facts

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. John Adams

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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Pullman Cars

If I could ride in one of these original Pullman cars, I’d do it in a minute. Maybe I need to go on the Orient Express.

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North Loop Architecture Tour

Yesterday I took a Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) tour of the North Loop, home to several landmark buildings. Like the other CAF tour I went on the docent was knowledgeable, approachable and welcomed questions. Here’s a few of the many … Continue reading

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